Publications

Thesis

2020 Mohammadirad, Masoud Pronominal clitics in Western Iranian languages: Description, mapping, and typological implications . Sorbonne Nouvelle- Paris 3 University dissertation.

Books

in prep Mohammadirad, Masoud. A grammar of Hawrami.
2023 Khan, Geoffrey and Masoud Mohammadirad. Language Contact in Sanandaj: A study of the Impact of Iranian on Neo-Aramaic. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.
2022 Khan, Geoffrey, Mohammadirad, Masoud, Molin, Dorota, and Noorlander Paul. Neo-Aramaic and Kurdish Folklore from Northern Iraq A Comparative Anthology with a Sample of Glossed Texts, 2 vols. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers.

Journal Articles

in press Mohammadirad, Masoud. Gorani substrate within Kurdish: Evidence from Southern dialects of Central Kurdish. Journal of Historical Linguistics.
in press Mohammadirad, Masoud. External possession constructions in Laki. Linguistic Discovery.
in review Mohammadirad, Masoud and Ergin Opengin. Lenition of voiced stops across Kurdish.
2021 Mohammadirad, Masoud and Pollet Samvelian. Procliticization as a residual of second positioning: Evidence from West Iranian languages. Folia Linguistica Historica. 55: s42-s2, pp.291-338. doi.org/10.1515/flin-2021-2024
2020 Mohammadirad, Masoud. Predicative possession across Western Iranian languages. Folia Linguistica. 55: 3, pp.497-526. doi.org/10.1515/flin-2020-2038
2020 Anonby, Erik, et al. Turkic languages in the Atlas of the Languages of Iran (ALI). Turkic languages. 24: 2, pp.290–308. doi.org/10.13173/TL/2020/2/290
2018 Mohammadirad, Masoud and Mohammmad Rasekh-Mahand. Functions of the dative: An Iranian perspective Language Typology and Universals/STUF 71: 4. pp.539-575. doi.org/10.1515/stuf-2018-0021
2017 Mohammadirad, Masoud and Mohammmad Rasekh-Mahand. Instrumental semantic map in Western Iranian languages Language Typology and Universals/STUF 70: 4. pp.579-610. doi-org/10.1515/stuf-2017-0025

Articles in Edited Volumes

in press Khan, Geoffrey, Masoud Mohammadirad. Gorani influence on NENA. In Shuan Karim, Salumeh Gholami, eds. Gorani in its historical and linguistic context. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.
in press Masoud Mohammadirad. Zagros region: The Kurdish-Gorani continuum. In Geoffrey Haig, Mohammad Rasekh-Mahand, Donald Stilo, Laurentia Schreiber, Nils Schiborr, eds. Post-predicate elements in the Western Asian Transition Zone: a corpus-based approach to areal typology. Berlin: Language Science Press.
in press Masoud Mohammadirad. Bound argument ordering across Central Kurdish and the Gorani substrate. In Jaffer Sheyholislami, Geoffrey Haig, Haidar Khezri, Salih Akin & Ergin Öpengin, eds. Oxford handbook of Kurdish Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
in press Mohammadirad, Masoud and Gholamhossein Karimi Doostan. Southern Kurdish. In Jaffer Sheyholislami, Geoffrey Haig, Haidar Khezri, Salih Akin & Ergin Öpengin, eds. Oxford handbook of Kurdish Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2022 Öpengin, Ergin and Masoud Mohammadirad. Formal and functional variation in pronominal clitics across Kurdish: documentation and explanations. In Yaron Matras, Ergin Öpengin & Geoffrey Haig, eds. Structural and Typological Variation in the Dialects of Kurdish. pp 181-237. London: Palgrave Macmillan. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-78837-7_5
2022 Noorlander, Paul and Masoud Mohammadirad. Narrative Style and Discourse in Kurdish and Neo-Aramaic Oral Literature. Neo-Aramaic and Kurdish Folklore of Northern Iraq: A Comparative Anthology with a Sample of Glossed Texts. pp 85-155. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers. doi.org/10.11647/OBP.0306.03
2019 Anonby, Erik, Masoud Mohammadirad, and Jaffer Sheyholislami. Kordestan Province in the Atlas of the Languages of Iran: Research process, language distribution, and language classification. In Songül Gündoğdu, Ergin Öpengin, Geoffrey Haig & Erik Anonby, eds. Current issues in Kurdish linguistics. pp 9-38. Bamberg: Bamberg University Press. 10.20378/irb-56757

Archival Entries

2022a Masoud Mohammadirad. Gorani (Gawraǰū). In Haig, Geoffrey & Stilo, Donald & Doğan, Mahîr C. & Schiborr, Nils N. (eds.), WOWA — Word Order in Western Asia: A spoken-language-based corpus for investigating areal effects in word order variation. Bamberg: Bamberg University Press. https://multicast.aspra.uni-bamberg.de/resources/wowa/
2022b Masoud Mohammadirad. Kurdish (Central, Sanandaj). In Haig, Geoffrey & Stilo, Donald & Doğan, Mahîr C. & Schiborr, Nils N. (eds.), WOWA — Word Order in Western Asia: A spoken-language-based corpus for investigating areal effects in word order variation. Bamberg: Bamberg University Press. https://multicast.aspra.uni-bamberg.de/resources/wowa/
2022c Masoud Mohammadirad. Kurdish (Southern, Bijar). In Haig, Geoffrey & Stilo, Donald & Doğan, Mahîr C. & Schiborr, Nils N. (eds.), WOWA — Word Order in Western Asia: A spoken-language-based corpus for investigating areal effects in word order variation. Bamberg: Bamberg University Press. https://multicast.aspra.uni-bamberg.de/resources/wowa/
2022 Mohammadirad, Masoud, Erik Anonby et al. Language distribution in Kordestan Province, Iran. In Erik Anonby, Mortaza Taheri-Ardali, et al., Atlas of the languages of Iran (ALI). Ottawa: GCRC (Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre), Carleton University. http://iranatlas.net/index.html?module=module.language-distribution.kordestan
2021 Haig, Geoffrey and Masoud Mohammadirad. Kurdish: introduction and selected issues. In Bulut, Christiane, Anaïd Donabédian-Demopoulos, Geoffrey Haig, Geoffrey Khan, Pollet Samvelian, Stavros Skopeteas, Nina Sumbatova (eds.) (2020), Glottothèque: Languages of the Anatolia-Caucasus-Iran-Mesopotamia online (electronic resource). Bamberg/Cambridge/Göttingen/Moskow/Nicosia/Paris: LACIM network. https://spw.uni-goettingen.de/projects/lacim/lng-kur.html
2021 Öpengin, Ergin and Masoud Mohammadirad. Clitic/affix interactions in Central Kurdish. In Bulut, Christiane, Anaïd Donabédian-Demopoulos, Geoffrey Haig, Geoffrey Khan, Pollet Samvelian, Stavros Skopeteas, Nina Sumbatova (eds.) (2020), Glottothèque: Languages of the Anatolia-Caucasus-Iran-Mesopotamia online (electronic resource). Bamberg/Cambridge/Göttingen/Moskow/Nicosia/Paris: LACIM network. https://spw.uni-goettingen.de/projects/lacim/lng-kur.html